He studied in Barcelona together with Bartolomeu Robert and Jaume Pi. He specialised in gynaecology and in 1893 he became Professor of gynaecology at the faculty of medicine.
He studied in Barcelona, Jena and Zurich. He collaborated with doctor Pedro i Pons in the writing of Patalogía y clínica médica (1951). .
In 1873 he finished his studies in medicine in Barcelona. Interested in bacteriology he researched into epizootic diseases. Because of his skills in photography, he could take pictures of the bacterial cultures.
His work for the education and the promotion of child health led to a significant reduction in the infant mortality rate first in Reus and later, thanks to the dissemination of his work, throughout the region and the state. All his effort was based on the idea of a comprehensive health action.